Art imitates life? Or just prefigures it…

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Here was a recent article about a discovery showing signaling between the cell nucleus and the mitochondria affects aging.

nuclear-mitochondrial aging signals

In my graphic novel, “Maximum Lifespan”, the mad scientist clones himself into two sons with the hopes of one day transferring his consciousness into them like a download.

The first son was genetically enhanced but the experiment backfired, leading to rapid aging:

Dominic Garrett

But the second son is given a fraction of non-human mitochondria so that the cell nucleus to mitochondrial signaling is disrupted and the cells don’t undergo their suicide programs as effectively.  The result is a transhuman, immortal son.

Will Garrett

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